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SFGTV2
Oct 5, 2012 11:30pm PDT
there is something that paris and san francisco hold very dearly and that's an ongoing conversation about our human rights as world leaders, so it's human rights, it's the environment, it's the economy and these are the reasons why we hold our relationship with paris and with all the other great cities of the world in a sister city relationship so dearly, we learn from each other, we send delegations to each other, we welcome each other to the city but in each and every instance, we are always thinking about ideas about how we can help each other and help regions improve, so i am excited to have met with the mayor just a few minutes ago to reaffirm our relationship and we'll sign that in a few moments to document that and to promise each other that we will continue this very great relationship and we could not have done it without the involvement of our private citizens, tom horn has led a fantastic group of volunteers on our sister city committee for paris and san francisco, and he's doing a marvelous job and this again reflects how our citizenry helps our city become a better city
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 4:30pm PDT
want to say is language barriers. we found out in ones we have attacked in san francisco we find there is a huge limitation in this language services. i'm helping and actually i was donating a lot of my personal time in translating personal documents because they don't have an officer who have capacity of getting document translated.i covered my points because -- >> i just want to say thank you for your work. i really believe you go across the entire city above and beyond and you have done a lot of volunteering of your time. i'm sure you have done this a lot. i just want to say thank you for your service. it is really important. we rely a lot on you in the city. there should be more of you in terms of doing what you are doing so thank you. >> i think you are right. should be more of me but unfortunately there's only one of me and the entire san francisco say also can't find another one, even in sfpd or the d.a.'s office. >> can i just say that one thing that really angers me about these scams is many seniors are really isolated and don't have a younger person to talk with them ab
SFGTV
Oct 5, 2012 9:30pm PDT
that we have here in san francisco. for example it only keeps operations and make and for the roads and the transit system that about a two-day level. that is not necessarily a great state of disrepair. there is a next-generation transportation ideas that were not scoped out enough to be included that work is now ongoing in san francisco through the creation of the san francisco just petition transportation plan, the next item on the agendaat this point the region is in eir mode; they are working to release a draft eir in december, and then certify the final eir at the time of the plan adoption which is this upcoming may, 2013. i will close my presentation and happy to help out with any questions you might havethank you. >> opening it up for public comment. if there is any? seeing none, commissioner antonini. >> i have a few questions for whoever is most able to answer these. i noticed the projections show around 191,000 new jobs by 2014, but only 92,000 housing units but one assumes that each housing unit is averaging at least two people;it looks like there is balance there. it doe
SFGTV2
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, what that would mean for san francisco, given the foundation that we have set for us today? clearly looking forward we think the physical boundaries of what is downtown will change. the type of space the tenants want will change. we think that this is a very good time for san francisco. we live in an exceptional time. and i'm going to paraphrase ever so slightly, but as jerry speyer would say, don't screw it up. [ laughter ] i feel very fortunate to work in this environment, to work for a great company and most importantly to get to work with all of you everyday. thank you very much. [ applause ] >> thank you, carl. now we're going to move from the talk about the tech explosion to one of our most significant economic generators, which is the hospitality industry and i think we're going to have some breaking news this morning, if i can call it that. and see some of the first visuals of the moscone center expansion. at least i think so. so we're so fortunate -- i'm not going to waste a lot of time on the introduction, but have i to say that joe, president and ceo of sf travel
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 3:30pm PDT
central market are yet to come. this is the story of san francisco, a city of innovators, entrepreneurs, risk-takers and doing who look together and work together to make it happen. this is what san francisco is about. this is why i don't get any rest. this is why you don't want get any rest. we want to continue making san francisco the best city in the world. thank you very much for working with all of us. [ applause ] >> thank you mayor lee. what a great tour. i think everybody who hasn't, get out and do this on foot and you can really see the dramatic difference. so now let's take a look at the office market and maybe a little at residential and there is actually an office building underway. tishman spire is the person who will tell us about. so quickly carl is responsible for the portfolio in the san francisco bay area, which is really the whole garet greater bay area and was closely involved in two signature projects over seeing the development of the infinity, 650-unit condominium project and 555 mission, which is the 55,000 square feet building already bottle. and now tishman spi
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 4:30pm PDT
key that the tech community generate entry-level jobs for san francisco residents. and so right now we have the top tech employers submitting a list to sf city of the entry-level jobs that they want to hire in the next year. we're going to hand that to ed lee's team at tech sf. they will create curriculum to specifically train for those entry-level jobs that our tech companies. >> it's amazing. do you have -- i have a joke in a minute, but are other mayors coming to you and asking how do i help my own city? >> yes, i am a member of the u.s. conference of mayors. >> that sounds exciting [ laughter ]pt >> it's all the mayors from new york, to boston to los angeles and we all get together twice a year and we're exchanging stories of how we're trying to make our cities successful. >> do you all talk at once? [ laughter ] >> we usually do. we usually do. but this year, they listened to what san francisco was all about. and so at our advice, they created a task force on technology and innovation from the rest of the mayors and they made me the chair. so i get to chair that and i get to intro
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 4:00pm PDT
believe it's very important. 94% say tourism has a positive impact on the budget of san francisco's city government. 78% say tourism makes san francisco a better place to live. 80% say that san francisco has a healthy balance of tourists and resident activity and 78% believe it's important to update and modernize the moscone center. that 78% is similar to the numbers that we heard for support of the arena. why expand? interestingly moscone is probably the most successful convention center in the united states. it's not the largest. but persquare foot, it's the most utilized. per square foot it generated the most hotel nights and most revenue of any convention center in the united states. so it's very significant in terms of economic impact. it's basically full-year round. a lost our groups are outgrowing it and need more space in order to stay in town and this benefits not only the tourist sector, but the business sector. it's no coincide that the apple 5 was unveiled there this week or oracle is having their meeting next week. it's the best way to generate more business. the economic im
SFGTV2
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm PDT
that people are going to want to come to san francisco and that they will not have any trepidation again, i think the fact that everything is booming right now in san francisco would go a long way to say that we kind of got this thing figured out, but we can always get better. before i leave and pass it over to the panel and back over to audrey, maybe for about five minutes i can take any questions. i never want to leave without hearing it from me. ok, jocelyn, they are all happy. thank you. [applause] >> our board of supervisors is very important to us. they make laws that we have to follow. it gives me great pleasure to introduce the president of the board of supervisors, david chiu. [applause] >> good afternoon. first, if any of you have ever wondered what an ls -- and elected officials sounds like with anesthesia and his mouth, i want to let you know that i got out of a dental chair 20 minutes ago after a few hours of dentists work. but i wanted to give a few remarks of how i think we are doing. i'm very much more are optimistic about how we're doing than four years ago. i read
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 11:30am PDT
is haregu gaime and i'm an immigrant in the united states who lives in san francisco now. i've been on the commission for two years now. and for the most part in the last two years i feel [speaker not understood]. commissioner haile worked here prior to me, spoke of all the work that's being done. and i feel like we're leading up to what this commission is capable of and i've been getting exposed by going to the different districts that [speaker not understood] the city of san francisco has, one of them being your district, actually, last month, chair kim. and one of the things that i'm learning is how much the immigrant community is unaware of what options and what possibilities and what [speaker not understood] that they have in the city of san francisco, that they don't always have to be afraid. that there is language access and they can access it. and what we as commission can do is expose them and let them know in our own communities. i know the [speaker not understood] community isn't as aware of what the city can offer them and i think that's just the very beginning of what w
SFGTV2
Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm PDT
, to thank the san francisco business times for putting on this event. and i think for most of us in this room, we rely very heavily on the san francisco business times to keep track of what is going on in san francisco, and the greater bay area, in the real estate world. and it is the best source of that information for all of us. mary asked me if i would make a few observations about the general state of the real estate economy here in san francisco and as i do that, i always have to think about what to say that mary hasn't already said about it. and if you look at the real estate economy generally in our nation, and the fact that it is still soft. that we still need more jobs. that there is a recovery, but it's a slow recovery. you can't do that without thinking gee, will i sound like a politician for one or the other major political parties? and so i will steer clear of that and focus instead on san francisco and maybe we're living in a bubble, but it's a pretty wonderful bubble to be living in. the real question is the resurgence of real estate we're seeing now, is that sustaine
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 10:00am PDT
approving contract number cpt631. planned rehabilitation between city and county of san francisco and complete work to rebuild major systems and components on approximately ab standard diesel buses in amount not to exceed 19,105,885 not to exceed six years, limited to 12 million. >> thank you. we have a representative. >> briefly on this, this is from supervisor wiener's office . this would allow you to engage work to rehabilitate 80 diesel buses. this contract is reflective of mta's increased focus on maintenance and years of deferred maintenance of their bus fleet. this will help reduce bus breakdowns and increase reliability. supervisor respectfully requests your support. the mta is here. >> thank you very much. the mta. >> good afternoon, supervisors. i'm nelson how from the mta. this project is to rehabilitate 80 buses. the main purpose is provide reliable buses and extend lives of these buses in order for us to be able to face the procurement of the buses and reduce average age of buses and make them more reliable for service. >> and the dollar value is included in your budget?
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 3:30pm PDT
>>> right now -- a look at san francisco the place to be this weekend, the blue angels are flying overhead, america's cup is taking the waters and there's bluegrass music in the air. plus, baseball fans are plenty excited as well. it's all part of the bay's big weekend. and we have you covered. the news starts now. >> announcer: nbc bay area news starts now. >> good evening. i'm diane dwyer. thank you for watching this special edition of nbc bay area news. we are on early because of the notre dame football game coming up. it was a beautiful day to be out and about in san francisco, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in the city for a little bit of music, some baseball, and activities. we have crews throughout the city. let's begin with monti francis. he is along the waterfront. hello, monti. >> reporter: good afternoon, the blue angels took to the sky just about 15 minutes ago. for many spectators, this is what they came to see. in fact, many of these folks staked out their spots this morning. we started with the parade of ships as vessels from the u.s. navy and u.s. coast g
SFGTV
Oct 5, 2012 9:00pm PDT
people come to san francisco from some of the places. we see that this weekend, sailing races, baseball games, disney cruise ships, bigger skyscrapers, million dollar jets that we heard flying atop of us. the zoning ap, market street, i hope you guys put a little fitness app in there, like we have on the marina. i would like to call attention to a place where the light is not shine, three blocks away from union square; one block away from where oracle is hosting -- this we can then have hired security guards and police officers to wash their block. at the place where it is okay to smoke and trade crack, it has crippled our city, society and humaniy. alike to i would like to invite you to read with us at 4070 farrell. thank you for your work. additional public comment? >> david -- i do not fill out a speaker card. i want to recognize brian smith and his good work for the department. he left last thursday due to family employment situation. he was the it manager for city planning. he did a great job responding to public requests, managing operations and doing a lot of the things
KICU
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm PDT
nearly a decade in the making. the last time the san francisco giants and the oakland a's made it to the post season was in 2003. they are about to kick it in high gear. noelle walker is live in san francisco where fans hope to catch the post season magic. >> reporter: willie mayes plaza is decked out. it was not just baen radios but people decked out in orange and black for a rally if they are an a's fan or a giants fan, this is the time to have fun. >> reporter: a dance party under the palm trees, the giants heading to the playoffs is it. >> let's go giants! >> reporter: the sun is out on the plaza. they have their rally packs for tomorrow's game. >> you are excited to get ready for the playoffs. it is exciting. [music] >> does your boss know where you are today? >> no, i got the day off. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: a's fan spent the day scooping up play off's gear. >> we have 48 hats and they are going fast. >> reporter: the team store is hopping. something it does not see every day. >> that is the special thing about it. it was unexpected. wednesday, the title was clinc
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 11:00am PDT
being here. >>> thank you. my name is annmarie. i've been a resident of san francisco since 1995 in district 2. i am a mother to two preschoolers in addition to the proud guardian of two dogs. i have been a dog owner in san francisco about since i arrived here in 1995. it is thanks to my dogs that i come to know and love this city and its park and come to know my neighbors in my neighborhood all the better. i have experienced in many volunteer positions, including volunteering with the san francisco public schools and also with the humane society. i trained one dog colley to be a pet therapy dog and we went to a nursing home regularly and spread canine joy. i am interested in this position because i would like to be a voice for my neighbors, my community for our pets, and also for the wildlife that also come to appreciate more and more thanks to our dogs and spending time in the park. the birds and coyotes and other animals as far as issues that concern me specifically, i don't know what positions have been or things have been before you recently. there is certainly a balance betwee
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 9:00am PDT
and san francisco for 30 years, so i have a long history with the area. i think some of the things important for everyone to understand is lack of availability to find ten, 15 acres this the san francisco or peninsula area. it really is almost impossible to find. as james and sfmta have been looking for sites, you could pull out a parcel map and partially identify 10, 15, 20 sites that exist. they are that size. to accommodate the uses you are looking to replace. from a big picture standpoint you are dealing with a small supply of properties that could work. whether they are available or not. then an incredibly large demand for sites like that. from a land perspective, you know, sites -- there's a higher and better use for most of the sites. you look at the rehabilitation that's gone on in san francisco and all the new development, most are redeveloped for offices, research and development, biotech, you know, housing. there is a higher value than storing towed cars. you know, it is used as incredibly difficult to find. when you find an opportunity you will be one of multiple users,
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 12:30pm PDT
, ordinance amending the san francisco business and tax regulations code section 906.3-1 to clarify how members of the citizen's advisory committee for the central market street and tenderloin area shall be appointed for their initial terms. >> thank you. this is actually a minor amendment that i wanted to introduce on the business and tax regulation code clarifying how many members of the citizens have iery committee for the central market street and tenderloin area shall be appointed for their initial term. when we initially passed this ordinance, we did make a mistake when describing the staggering of the terms. this amendment simply addresses the issue requiring that the terms be staggered for all members. so, i i'd just like to offer one amendment on page 4 line 7 to read, "prior to november 1st, 2012." and also we had, as i said, we only had nine of the members have staggered terms instead of the full 11-member body. seeing no further questions, at this time we will open up for public comment on this item. seeing none, public comment is now closed. colleagues, we have a motion to
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
picture of san francisco right now, more than a million people expected to be in the city for a weekend of blockbuster fun. racing, baseball, football, street fairs and acrobatics. do you like it? san francisco has it if you can get there. we have live team coverage for you on the traffic concerns, with cheryl herd. >> reporter: well, jessica, i can guarantee you these traffic meters won't be available to you in san francisco this weekend. and signs like these are up, there will be delays. check it out. you have been warned. there is a warning out to those who dare to venture onto bay area roads this weekend. parking will be tight and traffic will be a mess. and tonight, people were already trying to avoid it. >> we came from vallejo on the ferry, and now, you know, the last ferry we missed and so we're waiting for the bus. >> reporter: metered parking? forget about it. this weekend, public transportation is the way to go. >> so we decided we wouldn't drive today. maybe it was a bad decision. because in the end, mass transit adventure took us like two and a half hours to get her
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 12:30pm PDT
have opportunities in our various communities. >> why did you choose to live in san francisco? supervisor chu: i came to the area to pursue a master's degree in public policy at the uc- berkeley school. ever since then, i fell in love with what a wonderful area the bay area is. >> what motivated your interest in politics? supervisor chu: to be frank, i never saw myself in an elected position at all. i had grown up in southern california, and during the first day of the los angeles riots, my parents had their cars stolen at gunpoint. they were left out and had to pay someone $100 to get back to chinatown. it really influenced me. we had a restaurant at the time, and at the time, we were always worried, watching the news, to see whether or not the restaurant would be looted, whether or not it would go up in fire. that was something that was a big concern and worry for my family at the time. i remember thinking even at that age how important it was to consider what the economics were in communities, whether people had or felt that they had opportunities or did not have opportunities, and wha
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
site about a couple months ago. it's much denser now. san francisco county is the best documented of all the california counties. we think that all of california will look like san francisco now. when you begin putting in the work of the civilian conservation core, you find it's everywhere. we are talking about a lot of agencies. roosevelt loved building things. he was the lord of the manor at hyde park. it shows roosevelt in his convertible. if you visit there, you could see he could drive using the upper part of his body. he's pointing to the plans of the hyde park. he was quite a passable architect. once he became president, he was able to build a lot more. even though henry loose was generally opposed to roosevelt. we ran a double page on his to show how the work he had done. i couldn't get it all on my standards. in the west, you would see without the new deal projects, the republican voting sun belt cities wouldn't exist. they were built at that time. so, it's as i say. there was at least a dozen agencies that left remnants. i am going to give you a primer on all of these. the
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
are happening in downtown san francisco. golden gate park. you have the biggest blue grass festival happening. americas cup, world cla racing and fleet week. we have the columbus day parade and the giants are at it. the first playoff game in downtown san francisco. we head throughout the evening. a lot happening there and live coverage on traffic. all morning long. let's look at the forecast. i think the cloud cover is going to clear in time for the racing today. 67 degrees at 4:00 p.m. on the bay. americas cup world series. you will get the wind and that makes for interesting action on the bay. highs will be comfortable and the heat wave is 107 degrees on gilroy. just 74 degrees. cooling off. wait until you see the seven-day forecast. >> as long as it's past the weekend, we will take it. >> the bay's big weekend is under way and going to be spectacular. from the marina grown to golden gate park, almost every point in between, you will find something. a live picture of san francisco where an estimated one million people are expected to show up for a weekend of blockbuster fun and th
SFGTV2
Oct 5, 2012 8:30pm PDT
in san francisco. we have a mayor who has moved through the tears of prepared as an goddess ready to go. we get a little more prepared every day. god bless to the survivors. >> thank you. >> it is a minute of silence at 5-11. -- 51:11 p.m. let's have a moment of silence for a minute right now. [siren] >> i think the fitting way to end this germany first of all, -- this ceremony first of all. there will be playing. everybody have their words right here? i will give the countdown. as we hang the reece, i will give you a count here. have a look at me. 1, 2, 3, 4, 1. ♪ [singing] ♪ ♪ >> a great day, everybody. thank you. the san francisco chornicle. and the history association. and the neighborhood emergency response team. the american red cross. and thanks for making this happen. i want to invite everyone to go to 20th in church or -- and church. and we will meet up. we may skirt the law and serve something before 6:00 a.m. the bookmobile, where are they? >> i have my cheat sheet here which i cannot find. the library has been here after great disasters. there has -- is a special bo
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 3:00pm PDT
not resting for a year. san francisco businesses have created 22,500 jobs in last year. including 13 new jobs in the technology sector alone. unemployment during the last two years when i first began as your interim mayor went from 9.6 to 7.6, two full digit points during that time. to translate that means 25,000 san franciscans are back to work this last year. and according to the recent department of labor report, san francisco, the metropolitan area had the strongest job growth in the last 12 months ending in july of 2012, and let me repeat, the strongest job growth in the country. no. 1 in the nation. [ applause ] thanks to all of you. and i also want to just share with you something that supervisors and i have been discussing intently. because i know joan was going through a lot of the projects and so was mary and when we're investing in the brook and mortar and developments to also be sure, i think the most dynamic part of what our city is doing is that we're investing in our people. we're making sure that san franciscans not only go to work, but they are part of and engaged wi
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 8:00am PDT
>> terry: in the news about a million people are expected to crowd into san francisco today. a live report on what to expect including some pretty pricy parking and seven cellphone problems. they are calling it an epidemic. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. let's begin with a look at the forecast on extremely busy day. >> lisa: good morning. isn't this a gorgeous shot from vollmer peak. very shallow marine layer. most of you enjoying a sunny start to your weekend but there is fog at the golden gate bridge. numbers are still in the 40s. 50s elsewhere. few clouds around today. we'll call it partly cloudy. mid 60s at our coast. as you head inland, mid-70s from the east bay. evening hours, numbers will quickly cool off into the 60s into the upper 50s. very little change tomorrow, but we are looking at some raindrops in our on 77 day forecast. >> terry: thanks very much. >> the arson squad is investigating reports of a car explosion. take a look at pictures a jeep on fire in front of a house. she said a loud boom. woke up about 4:00 this morning and this is what she you what sas. it was
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 6:00am PDT
>>> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> in the news this saturday morning, about a million people are expected to crowd into san francisco today for all kinds of events. up next a live report on what to expect, including some pretty pricey parking. only on 7, cell phone robberies are on the increase in san francisco as thieves get more brazen. we will show you exclusive video of the crooks in action. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. don't tell me there's nothing to do today. let's check the forecast with meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, everyone. here's a look at the roof camera where we have partly cloudy conditions around most of the bay, but the fog is dense from santa rosa, napa, marijuana county. so be careful. visibility has been reduced. but this afternoon we will get into partly cloudy skies. it should be nice out there. but you will need the jacket, sunglasses. numbers in the mid-60s at our shoreline, across the bay upper 60s by the afternoon. inland east bay should see mid-70s, then we will quickly cool after the sun sets. it should be a nice afternoon. looks like a repeat performance for sunday. we do have a system lurking offshore that wants to bring in a few rain drops. i'll tell you when and how much coming up. >> thank you. you might have heard the roar this week. get ready for much more as the blue angels take to the skies to headline the fleet week airshow. >> they showed off their aerobatic maneuvers in practice yesterday and zoomed by in their signature diamond formation. if you want to catch the airshow, the action goes from noon to four, both today and tomorrow. a word of advice, get to your viewing location early because this is just one of many bay area events expected to draw huge crowds this weekend. all together, 1 million people expected in san francisco to drive, boat or bart into the city to take part with the high profile events. along with the blue angels, you have the america cup world series along the embarcadero, the hardly strictly blue grass festival in golden gate park. the giants have playoff games at 6:30. both tonight and tomorrow the castro street fair, the italian heritage parade tomorrow. abc7 news reporter cornell is live this morning on how to get where you want to go. that's good information. >> who says there's in the enough to do in san francisco, right, teary? so many events, so many people. as you see, we are live here on the marina green, soon-to-be the center of it all for events like america cup's yacht racing. here you see the event tents already set up. and fleet week action with the blue angels. of course, it will all mean gridlock on the roads where there will be lane closers on the embark dear row. and don't forget the hardly strictly blue grass festival in golden gate park. thousands of people expected to go in as well. some say they are feeling lucky, they will bring the car into the city. others will let muni do the driving. >> we are just going to drive and get here early and get a good spot and camp out. >> i live in the glen park neighborhood so sometimes i just take 44 bus up to the top of the hill. from there it's all downhill. >>. >> we are pleading with people to take public transportation if you can do it. and pack your patience, as well. abc7 news. >> cornell, thanks very much. at abc7news.com under see it on tv we have an interactive map to several of the big events in san francisco. all you have to do is click on the ones you are going to and we will show you how to get there by using public transportation. we have that map telling you where to go and you can get around that way. not only that, but if you do have to drive, and that's if you do have to drive, the waze traffic app can guide you around san francisco, get you around the traffic and get you where you want to go. abc7news.com slash waze. new this morning, the anti-war protest also going to draw a crowd for a rally. it's on powell and market streets. it starts at noon. from there they will mark to grand hyatt hotel. >> there was a shooting late last night. 21-year-old christopher baker was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds when they arrived shortly before 1:30 last night. one was pronounced dead at the scene. >> one person dead and another recovering after a shooting in east oakland. police placed at least two dozen evidence markers on birch street to mark the shell casings that were found there. no arrests have been made. it happened shortly after 9:00 last night. carlos vazquez told us it was his wife who first her the gunshots and told everyone to get down. no one was hurt, just scared. >>> a pedestrian is dead this morning after being hit by a car on highway 87 in san jose. the accident happened about 8:00 last night. it was near san carlos street. three lanes of traffic had to be shut down, as well as on ramp to guadalupe parkway. they don't know why the pedestrian was walking on that stretch of roadway. >>> this morning residents of a south haywood neighborhood are shaken as police investigate an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead. it happened near tree view elementary school. sky 7hd was overhead as investigators gathered evidence in and around a dark-colored sedan. police say the car was reported stolen. when they told the occupant to show his hands, the man reached for a weapon and was shot. the unidentified victim died later at the hospital. >>> cell phone robberies are becoming an epidemic. san francisco police will tell you it's happening everywhere on the street and on muni buses. we have video to show you just how easy it is for the thieves. here is vic lee. >> there were more than 4,000 robberies in san francisco between january and august. police say about half of them targeted cell phones. many of the thefts were on muni. >> his palms are a little sweaty. you see how he brushes his pants. >> this officer has seen a lot of muni security camera videos. he showed several of them exclusively to abc7 news. >> he's checking the door, making sure, it's got to be clear because he doesn't want her or anybody to stop him. >> the woman in the bottom of the screen has been preoccupied with her smartphone the entire
FOX
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
expected to survive. one person was detained. >>> san francisco is expecting a million visitors this weekend. that's even more people than actually live in the stiff. place will be jam packed with events. the hardly strictly blue grass festival, the america cup reyes-- races, giants playoff game, 49 ergs. >> it will probably be crowded. >> two cruise ships will port shoulders. so expect more boats than usual. the coast guard will be looking for any safety violations. >>> with all those events in san francisco, it's going to be a challenge getting in, out and around the city. ali is live with more on how public transportation agencies working to make the weekend easier. >> reporter: it's 7:00 a.m., and it's getting a little busy out here, we out to fisherman wharfs is where people will be gathering to watch the blue angles. but if you are driving to san francisco, the word is don't do it unless you have to. not only are streets going to be more crowded, but some will be partially close, bike embark darrow, it's just going to have one lane of traffic going through. the middle lane. the
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 2:00pm PDT
. as somewhat younger employee in the city and county of san francisco. i was taken out to that location by none other than leeroy king and met alex pitcher, whose office it was at one time. i said this to many folks, this is a, he gives me a chance to get it and i'm buying it. i'm glad the p.u.c. is now reconsidering it. and i just wanted to say that if you do reclaim it, let's not just consider that alex pitcher has a room over an 1800 oak dale, but let's consider alex pitcher being an institution there and at one time it was water department. i guess. d.p.w. >> yeah. so, i ask that you pass this measure and please, do not hesitate to pass this measure. this is a great buy. thank you. >> my lip reading was failing me on that. okay. any other public comment? seeing none. we have a motion and second. all in favor. aye. >> oppose? >> the item carries unanimously. >> item 13. >> adopt the final mitt grated negative declaration mitigation monitoring report program and findings as required by the california environmental quality act for the gary road replacement project and approve
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 4:00pm PDT
>>> blue angels blaze across the san francisco skyline. the city is jam-packed for an eventful weekend. >>> just when you thought it couldn't get worse, prices at the pump reach a record high. >>> a murder mystery. a quiet east bay community, woman is found dead inside her home. abc-7 news starts now. >> ama: good afternoon. i'm ama daetz. more than a million people are descending upon the city by the bay for all the festivities, including the long-standing fleet week tradition. lisa amin gulezian was at the marina green where there's blue angels just flew over. >> that sound can only mean one thing. the blue angel ares are in town for fleet week, and all eyes are on the sky above the marina green. fleet week is a tradition that welcomes the u.s. navy, marine corps and the coast guard to san san francisco. nine american and canada vessels entered the bay and docked at peer 80. causing many to stop and stare because on this day there is plenty to see. >> we came in to see the giants and we came in early to see fleet week and see the blue angels and -- there's lots to do here. >>
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 5:30am PDT
would show you san francisco. i read they improved every park. i didn't believe this at first. this is the fly casting pools. here was a fly casting champion ship. here it is today. it's still in use. the stables out there. they are meant so the public would have the opportunity previously only available to the elite, as it so often the case, as is with golf. like lincoln park built by the wpa. think of the experiences that people have had and the history which is embodied in them. there is daves tennis stadium. here it is, this was a tournament for inner-city youth. archery at golden gate park. our play grounds. here it is in use today. this is bernal heights park. you can still see the gutters they put in there. this is buena vista parks. this is quezar park. this is mount davidson. look out for the rock. this is on telegraph park. this is stern grove. this is a little known park above candle stick. here's my friend jake, standing by a wall. this was rosy play ground. they turned it into a park and it was also restored by wpa. i believe they torn down the house, which was unforgiv
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
off the air in part because of the buildings in the background. >> and there is a san francisco ronald mcdonald >> if you spent time in san francisco you no doubt heard the roar. blue angels showed off maneuvers and zoomed by. if you like to catch the show, the action goes from noon to 4:00 saturday and sunday. >> it's cool. >> it's fun. >> blue angels will be a big draw this weekend. there are other major events taking place. >> there is america's cup world series and there is italian hairtidge parade sunday. >> oakland's first friday is tonight. justin beeber performs tonight and madonna, two nights, and there is a film arts festival. >> fleet week expected to attract a million people to san francisco and there is a live picture of the ship docked all week if you're going to be bored this weekend you've got a problem because there is a lot to do. >> there is could be gridlock, too. >> reality is that this is a lively city. $1 million people expected here this weekend. this is driving expect bumper to bumper traffic. that is why there are many leaving it up to the experts. my friend h
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
area got under way today with the america's cup races and fleet week on the san francisco waterfront. people left work early for the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park and there is more music with the florence & the machine concert at shoreline. our wild weekend continues tomorrow with more of fleet week and the america's cup right along the san francisco waterfront. one northbound lane of the embarcadero is going to be closed to handle the bike traffic. add to that we have a giants play-off game on saturday and another one on sunday, because it's all weekend, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival is going to draw thousands more to golden gate park. then both cal, stanford, they have home football games. and music fans will be jamming roads for a justin bieber concert at oracle arena. then there is a madonna concert at hp pavilion. on sunday, action continues along the san francisco waterfront. there is a second giants play- off game. the hardly strictly bluegrass festival wraps up in golden gate park, but you also have the castro street fair and the italian heri
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
drive manufacturer plans to cut 77 jobs october 16th according to the san francisco business times. this comes just months after the same fremont facility laid off 80 workers in august and 107 employees in 2009. >>> a new labor department report shows the nation's jobless rate fell below 8% for the first time in almost four years. the rate dropped in september from 8.1 to 7.8%. 114,000 jobs were added last month. this is the lowest jobless rate since january of 2009. also out today, new adjusted figures that show 86,000 more jobs were created in july and august than initially estimated. >>> 1 million people are expected to swarm into san francisco this weekend. here's a look at some of the big things going on. let's start with the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. the blue angels draw huge crowds to the waterfront, where the america's cup is also going o the san francisco giants and the 49ers are both playing this weekend and there are several street festivals, such as the italian heritage and the castro street fair, both on sunday. we have live team coverage tonight. ktvu's alli
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 8:30am PDT
real estate market is incredibly dynamic. in particular here in san francisco the market is very strong for real estate. even as the city negotiates for extensions of leases and renewals we are finding prices of buildings we have been previously leasing are going up tremendously. i understand the tightness of the market. i'm not as family with daly city or with the peninsula. i think i need more information to be convinced on this lease. san francisco i understand. * given the value of real estate and value of site you own, i'm curious as from your interest point you want to lock in the sfmta ten years. given the fact the value of this property could go up why it is in prologis's interest to lock in when you may find a tenant that has the ability to pay far more than the city of san francisco. >> that is a great question. it is an analysis we constantly do in our very high demand areas like the city of san francisco. but the decision i made was to provide the certainty of this investment. locking it into a longer term. most groups that we were talking with were interested in a lo
Univision
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
un dinerito. >> tienen un verdadero iman de visitantes, elm san francisco ira viento en popa. >> (música) >> (música) >> buenas noches les saluda león felipe gonzalez, comenzamos con la cadena de supermercados del pueblo, vamos con flavio lacayo con más información. >> es una situación que podría impactar a cientos de familias, nos explican la difícil situación que enfrenta si llega a perder su empleo. >> una de las cadenas de supermnercados hispanas más grandes de la bahía,m mi pueblo enfrenta una auditoria. >> estamos ahí trabajando y tenemos ,mucho que perder. >> la compañía para la que trabaja podría haber evitado esto pero esta bajo la i9 de e-verify. >> algunos abogados dicen que los empleados que serán despedidos busquen ayuda legal. >> tiene que decidir si vale la pela seguir trabajando o guardad su chance para un beneficio migratorio. >> si uso documentos falsos o otros medios recomiendan que se vaya. que no presente un documento falso. >> los supermercados de mi pueblo están con eligibilidad de wempleo actualmente. >> y siguiendo con el tema, mi pue
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 2:30pm PDT
1,000 outlets just talking about the race and what they meant to san francisco and how they went over. so the idea that it is an event for the bay area, but it is playing out on the bay arena. a little clever pun here but really the images showing how photo genic san francisco ended up being a backdrop and how attractive the races ended being for the people who are nominally interested. >> it was rewarding for all of the work that we did with down to making sure that we had enough parking control officers, traffic managers and bus drivers and the cooperation that we got >> the enthusiasm came from the sailors and non-sailors alike. there were no significant complaints from the neighborhoods. we worked closely with the neighbors especially around the marina and the areas that we thought that the impacts would be greatest. the groups hosted the many conversations and did a lot of advanced planning on their own that helped to work >> we have benefits that came to the districts and very unusual back-to-back positive reviews about our service >> what we have learned is to make sure that th
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 9:30am PDT
question the report about, real estate services, the san francisco unified school district about how they are utilizing the property. this is a large issue regarding our real estate assets. that is a larger question. i don't think this committee over this topic will be able to answer that question. that is a bigger issue i think the city needs to take a look at. i want to make that comment. a lot of this was geared about our assets. i think we deserve a larger and more thorough conversation in the future. when we talk about why it is we couldn't purchase the facility, why is it that we lost out. i know the city was in the process of doing it, trying to acquire that, from my understanding. the simple matter is we are a public agency that moves slower than some of the other entities. we have less to trade with. for example, property and other things. for these inherent reason and multiple boards, we are slower and less nimble to respond to certain deals that come up in the marketplace that happen very quickly. so i think we all need to recognize this so we can blame and point finge
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
autographs tonight for adoring fans in san francisco. and tomorrow they will perform for hundreds of thousands of people along the san francisco water tront. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. altogether one million people are expected to drive, boat or bart into the city to take part in an unprecedented weekend of high-profile events. along with the blue angels there is the america's cup world series along the embarcadero, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park. the giants have playoff games at 6:30 p.m. on saturday and sunday. the castro street fair and the italian heritage parade is on sunday. that's to name a few of the events. ama dates is live tonight with what is going on. ama, how do you get where you are going? >> dan, it is dizzying thinking about all of the events. it is hard to keep them straight. we are here at pier39 where people are hanging out and having a good time before he take a cab home or walk to where they are going. tomorrow i expect lots more people to be out here to check out things like the blue angels. >> th
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 4:00pm PDT
tend to target older chinese women in san francisco. since january of this year there have been a series reported. again, it is older asian or chinese women. it involves the theft of jewelry and money obtained under false pretense. nearly 50 of these cases have been reported in san francisco. it's totaled over $1.5 million of losses in cash and jewelry. many of these cases also again have taken place not only in chinatown but also sunset and richmond district. similar cases also have been reported in new york, chicago, boston and seattle. i wanted to invite up a number of the reps from our law enforcement and community agencies from the police department, san francisco district attorney's office rebecca prozan and david chan. first lieutenant art stelini. he's the chief investigator. thank you, lieutenant stelini. >> thank you, good morning, supervisors. as the lieutenant in the special victim's unit oversees the crimes district the responsibility of these crimes have fallen under our umbrella. as you can see in the handouts before you, to date of 2012 we have approximately 50 of
SFGTV2
Oct 5, 2012 7:30pm PDT
. we now have live entertainment in san francisco, which allows amplified music until 10:00 p.m. if the conditions has no entertainment, and the entertainment, it also includes this limited live provision. we have determined in the city that this legislation is good -- good legislation. there's no conditional use requirement to have this. a lot of people today want to have food, drink, and be able to have some music. how can we get the limited live entertainment excluded from the know amplified or no live entertainment excluded on the transfers? >> that is going to mostly driven locally. most of the conditions you'll ever see on an abc license are because we rely, to a great extent, on the police department and local officials to determine what is best for their communities. i'm not trying to pin this on you guys or blame you guys, but we do try to work with you. we do not tend to want to overrule the police department very often. now that said, i get a fair number of petitions and appeals to me. typically, they are from the neighbors. i want to see that there is actually a practica
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
>> good evening. so this is the regular meeting of the board of education of san francisco unified school district for september 25, 2012 is now called to order. roll call please. (roll call). >> thank you. >> if you would like to join us for the pledge of allegiance. pledge one and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. okay. i get the first word. giants go. another world series champion. okay. seriously let's get back to the agenda. item a approval of board minutes for the regular minutes of march 13, 2012, august 14, 2012, september 11, 2012. is there a motion for all three? >> [inaudible] >> is there a second. >> second. >> any corrections? roll call please. >> thank you. >> yes. >> ms. (roll call. that is six aye's. >> thank you. presentations to the board of education superintendent report. superintendent carranza your thoughts for the evening. >> great thank you president yee. ladies and gentlemen and all of our parents listening at home. i wish you a good evening. thank you for being here in the board room.
KOFY
Oct 6, 2012 12:00am PDT
autographs tonight for adoring fans in san francisco. and tomorrow they will perform for hundreds of thousands of people along the san francisco water tront. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. altogether one million people are expected to drive, boat or bart into the city to take part in an unprecedented weekend of high-profile events. along with the blue angels there is the america's cup world series along the embarcadero, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park. the giants have playoff games at 6:30 p.m. on saturday and sunday. the castro stree fair d th italn ritage pade on nday. that to name a feof t ents. ama tes isive tonit with what i gng on. am how do you get where you are going? >> dan, it is dizzying thinking about all of the events. it is hard to keep them straight. we are here at pier39 where people are hanging out and having a good time before he take a cab home or walk to where they are going. tomorrow i expect lots more people to be out here to check out things like the blue angels. >> that's the best part of our job.
Telemundo
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
de una busqueda que tambien involucr al f.b.i. cesar ---el colegio comunitario de san francisco recibir ayuda para no perder su acreditacion take vo ---el colegio solicito que un administrador sea contratado para ayudarles a monitorear sus finanzas ---la peticion fue aprobada por los directivos de los colegios comunitarios de california que supervisan los 112 planteles en el estado ---el san francisco college tiene que corregir su inestabilidad financiera antes del 15 de marzo para prevenir que sea cerrado en junio de 2013. stop open blanca ---ya esta todo listo en san francisco para lo que promete ser un fin de semana lleno de festividades pero que tambien podrian provocar un caos vial. cesar --gabriela dellan, en vivo desde la sala de redaccion nos tiene los detalles. gaby --n efecto! este sabado y domingo sera como ningun otro por que habr practicamente de todo un poco... take vo ... y es que con el espectaculo aereo "fleet week", la carrera acuatica "copa america", el juego de los gigantes, 49ers y festival de musica "bluegrass", se espera que por lo menos un millon de personas visi
SFGTV2
Oct 5, 2012 8:00pm PDT
the most important thing we are offering is something quintessentially san francisco. something that they cannot find anywhere else. we have two fetish fares in san francisco. there are only three other cities in the world that do that. new york, toronto, and berlin. i have been to all three and they are not nearly the same size as well we produced, or nearly as diverse. what we are always thinking about is what we are offering people that is so quintessentially san francisco that we get -- it cannot be gotten anywhere else. we are also told the switching of the entertainment this year. we have dance areas where the slides used to be. i think that for us it is about making sure that people, even if they came to san francisco in particular five years ago, that they are not experiencing the fight -- the same thing. it speaks to one of the priorities. the never-ending city. or something. i do not remember, exactly, but it is the same basic concept. even if you come here several times over and over, you will not have the same experience. as we do that, enhancing certain things. live stag
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
pricey parking. only on 7, cell phone robberies are on the increase in san francisco as thieves get more brazen. we will show you exclusive video of the crooks in action. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. blue angels, blue grass, will we have blue skies? let's find out. here's a quick look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning. the fog is at the shoreline. here's what you can expect the rest of the day today. it's a cool start with numbers in the upper 40s to the upper 50s. but we will call it partly cloudy for the afternoon with mild temperatures on the coast. mid-60s once again. cooler if you are headed into golden gate park. it should be a mild afternoon on the coast with mid-70s in our inland valleys and dropping through the 60s by the evening hours. for tomorrow looks just as good. but we still have a chance for a few sprinkles. i'll explain. take a look at the extended forecast coming up. terry. >> thanks a lot. you might have heard the roar this week. get ready for much more as the blue angels take to the skies to headline the fleet week airshow. >> t
KRON
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
on saturday and 200,000 people on sunday. to get people in and out of san francisco there will be extra buses and trains. for a complete listing please check our web site @ kron4 .com. >> there will be tens of thousands of people with cameras and smart phones. shi am i down here at marina green. this opens a 8:00 a.m. to the public and of course it is free. this will show you how the military will respond to a certain period you can see here that some of the trucks are in the way. you can get a perfect spot taxi the ships at 11:00 a.m. the air show starts at 12:30 p.m.. a lot of people are expected to come off and i foul one family who arrived here is 6:00 a.m.. they brought a griot and the family out. we got a little nervous because of the american cup and the jazz festival. we decided to get here early but we are quite early. you can see some of the military people showing up here. if you cannot get out here to see this then you can go on our web site to watch it. it will be busy and officials are telling me to let you know that there is not a lot of parking out here. take a bus
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
grateful to be in san francisco and i thank the mayor and the superintendent and the superintendent of oakland and the superintendent of los angeles. we were together recently and the mayor mexed me and said thank god we're in san francisco and oakland and l.a. have other challenges ahead of them and i think one of the things i want to highlight is the relationships that we have and the relationships that have been built in particular in the superintendent zones because i think we've recognized that community really matters and when we got the sig funding we were embattled with our communities. this was two and a half years ago and we -- people were reluctant and we took a risk and i am glad that we d i am glad that we kind of said this is unacceptable for any of us and should be unacceptable for you as well, and we took some big chances and fortunately we came out ahead and i am grateful for that because it was one of the scary moments that for years and years none one has been willing to take that chance and we did. i feel like we're starting to be better about getting ahead, and for
SFGTV
Oct 5, 2012 8:30pm PDT
to the other entities. in the case of san francisco we do have a lot at stake. a number of these area plans which the commission approved the board approved as i indicated, made or approved, hunters point, mission bay, trans bay, another obligations that need to be implemented, they are in many cases 30 year plants. mission bay, hald done. trans way, just getting started, going for the terminal, housing production, infrastructure needed along folsom, is getting started, 700 acres still left to be done over the course of 20-30 years. what 1483 did, because it is a separate legal entity, apart from the city and county of san francisco, acknowledged that the surviving obligations and successor agencies in fact are not part of the city and county of san francisco is adopted on february 1. on june 27, when the governor signed that bill into law, so-called clean-up, we had to revisit the decisions that the board and the mayor swiftly took in january in order to make sure that we could keep going. that is the role of the agency, stepping into the shoes of the former redevelopment agency
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 1:05am PDT
. yoplait. it is so good! autographs tonight for adoring fans in san francisco. and tomorrow theyreds of for hundreds of thousands of people along the san francisco water tront. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. altogether one million people are expected to drive, boat or bart into the city to take part in an unprecedented weekend of high-profile events. along with the blue angels there is the america's cup world series along the embarcadero, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park. the giants have playoff games at 6:30 p.m. on saturday and sunday. the castro street fair and the italian heritage parade is on sunday. that's to name a few of the events. ama dates is live tonight with what is going on. ama, how do you get where you are going? >> dan, it is dizzying thinking about all of the events. it is hard to keep them straight. we are here at pier39 where people are hanging out and having a good time before he take a cab home or walk to where they are going. tomorrow i expect lots more people to be out here to check out things like the
SFGTV
Oct 5, 2012 7:30pm PDT
in san francisco. it has always been about public engagement. we need the last bodies come a different viewpoints, different economic classics -- classes, ethnicities, and regions of the city to be well-represented on everything we do because that is what makes our city great. it is that the verse you point coming together to focus -- it is that diverse viewpoint coming together to focus and figure out with the public what it is that we should do, that it is time well, well thought out, and what we need to do to show the rest of the country that this city can work itself out of the economic doldrums and into presenting hope and economic opportunity for everybody, no matter their backgrounds. we also reflect our regional values in this city in many different ways. we want to continue selecting people who will make sure government and all of our programs are open to everybody. i want to thank each and every one of the people in front of me today representing the different bodies we are about to make appointments to and thank you for your sacrifice, time, and energy. today we ge
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